Racism and the American Right

Racism and the American Right

There are 1009 comments on the OpEdNews story from May 20, 2013, titled Racism and the American Right. In it, OpEdNews reports that:

Racism has been a consistent thread weaving through the American Right from the early days when Anti-Federalists battled against the U.S. Constitution to the present when hysterical Tea Partiers denounce the first African-American president.

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“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#100 May 25, 2013
hondacivic wrote:
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By all means, hate Obama all you want. You will fit in perfect with the Tea Party as that is their only goal in life. Not sure where you get "pervert" from, but whatever floats your boat. If you as an "African", don't see the racial aspect of a chair hanging in a tree, you must not know the history of lynchings in this country. As with most of the Tea Party, they don't see anything wrong with it and actually cheer and see humor in it. I wish you luck in your Tea Party adventure.
If you check out his comments in NUMEROUS threads you will notice that ASSdurratin is often makding common cause with even NOTORIOUS white racists like Raptor, Max or Ohrerally. There is a progressive critique of Obama which doesn't yield to anti-Black racism. But you cannot expect such an intelligent critique from Uncle ASSdurratin, or from the right wing in general.
Anti-Fascism

United States

#101 May 25, 2013
Teabagger Alert wrote:
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I'm against big daddy government sticking their smelly noses into the free market... period.
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Let's talk about your free market for a moment.
Your free market, ah let me see, the oil companies, use their tactics to gouge me even when they are making billions in profit!
My cable company moved two of my favorite channels from basic to an upper level package so I has to upgrade my service at a higher rate.
As a federal employee (yes, I'm one of them) I have a federal health care plan that forces me to buy a certain brand of diabetic supplies.
I asked why I couldn't get my discount toward a cheaper brand. They said they have an agreement with the manufacturer. So basically Blue Cross and Blue Shield is making money on me twice!
Do I dare talk about my bank cards?!!!
I AM CONTROLLED MORE BY CORPORATE AMERICA THAN MY GOVERNMENT!!!
Don't tread on me!!
Hahahahaha!!!!
And we've the freedom to all protest those companies if/when we wish to do so. No one's holding guns to our heads, forcing us to accept what they give us "or else!" ... correct?

Many point their finger solely at the government politicians when they get away with so much abuse, yet, as much as I am also angered at that government, I am equally angered at the sheeple voters who don't bother waking up and see who they keep voting into power!

The sheeple voters are so easy to emotionally sway into being lulled by these criminals, over and over... and over... and over... and over again.

The sheeple voters choose not to protest in the tens of millions when that government clearly abuses its power, whether overspending and bringing us into such huge debt; bailing out private companies using OUR money to do so (stealing from the poor(er) and giving to the rich); making a harmless green plant illegal almost everywhere in the country, when that green plant is safer (and actually HEALTHY to eat) than alcohol is! Sticking their big noses into other nations' businesses and then the retaliation falls on our back, then they tyrannically "draft" (force against free will) people to fight for the corrupt government' agenda (as seen in Vietnam years ago)? Force individuals to pay, with their own tax dollars, for someone elses gain, yet those individual tax payers do not benefit from any of it? Waste tax slavers' money on useless space exploration? Are paid off by the corrupt Federal Reserve? On, and on, and on.

The sheeple sit by and let it happen, so the bully continues to abuse the weakling(s) of mind.
Anti-Fascism

United States

#103 May 26, 2013
R U StOOpid wrote:
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Oh yeah? They don't need a gun to my head when the law is on their side. My cell phone carrier makes me buy a data plan because I have a smart phone. I didn't want a data plan. I wanted the phone to sync the calendar with my computer and I have a mobile hotspot. Didn't matter. You want more fool? Corporate America controls me more than my government ever will!!!
Corporations secretly paying off and working together with corrupt politicians within the government.*THAT'S* that problem!

Complacency of We The People as a whole is apart of the true problem. The longer we sit by and idiotically TRUST the government, the longer they'll continue to abuse us (secretly with their billion dollar corporation buddies).

They love how DIVIDED the people are on so many issues; it keeps the DIVIDED people busy fighting each other, rather than focus on the real problem, as I speak of above.

Played like pawns. Strung up like puppets. Controlled like robots. Led like sheep to the slaughter (of our freedom, true health and financial security).

I'm not dumb enough to fall in line with the (R) vs.(D) war. I dropped that a long time ago. Both sides in power seem to be playing the people for those politicians' power and financial gain. They don't care about any of us, exceptions aside.

If most people stood up and protested against them tomorrow, things would drastically change fast; but the longer they sit by, trust these corrupt politicians in one way or another and choose not to protest... the longer we'll be abused over and over again, in many forms.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#107 May 27, 2013
FIRE BREATHING DRAGON wrote:
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I hate black people and Muslim people more than any of the non-English races in this country. We need to impeach Obama as soon as possible blacks are nothing but bottom feeders. They are stinking up this country and poisoning the minds of our white children.They should segregate these African monkeys from our schools. It's a disgrace to our community's to have these ghettos so close. Hail hitler,
Too bad you weren't born in America (especially the South) 60--70 years ago. America would have been more to your liking in those days

-0h_really-

“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#108 May 27, 2013
The Idiot savant wrote:
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or Ohreally.
You mumble my name in your sleep, don't you, gayboy?
George S

Maylene, AL

#109 May 27, 2013
I just noticed this article.

Writer Robert Perry is a complete scum for promoting hatred of people who he does not know.

Quite amazing how hate-mongers consider themselves to be educated, modern, and liberal.
BoogalooJones

Wimberley, TX

#110 May 27, 2013
All right wing conservatives are not White racist, but all White racist tend to be right wing conservatives.
JDinVA

Washington, DC

#111 May 27, 2013
Republican Nutjob wrote:
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Did you see that tornado in Oklahoma??
What did Obama know? When did he know it???
Why has it taken him so long to act on this tragedy???
People have DIED!!!
Did you hear me? People have been KILLED????
We must see Obama's birth certificate!!
I mean really!!!!!
Cute - suggesting that Obama gets blamed for everything after all he's done for the past 5+ years is blame others for his failures...
Troll Out

Alexandria, VA

#112 May 28, 2013
funny thng - CyberSoulSista is actually a white guy named Robert, he does this for fun.

“Proceed with caution”

Since: Oct 11

Richmond TX

#113 May 29, 2013
Troll Out wrote:
funny thng - CyberSoulSista is actually a white guy named Robert, he does this for fun.
Cybersoulsista is verifiable as YOU KNOW. Now the mental midgets that use MY pics under different screen names just might be the white guy named Robert you are referring to.

You mental midgets are still butt hurt because your obsession with me verified my address because you KNOW I don't fit the stereotypical BS you spew on this site about BP.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#115 May 29, 2013
JDinVA wrote:
<quoted text>Cute - suggesting that Obama gets blamed for everything after all he's done for the past 5+ years is blame others for his failures...
Thought he was responsible for the economy?....which is it?....Is he now responsible for the recovering economy? Selective, partisan political hatred, just won't work anymore.....

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#116 May 29, 2013
George S wrote:
I just noticed this article.
Writer Robert Perry is a complete scum for promoting hatred of people who he does not know.
Quite amazing how hate-mongers consider themselves to be educated, modern, and liberal.
Fox News and the Mutant Republican party would disagree......liberal?.......

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#117 May 29, 2013
BoogalooJones wrote:
All right wing conservatives are not White racist, but all White racist tend to be right wing conservatives.
Bingo. I've noticed that as well. So have many others, including political science professor Robert C. Smith: see CONSERVATISM AND RACISM.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#118 May 29, 2013
In fact, white racism cuts across the political spectrum, right to left. But it's far more concentrated on the Right, far more stubborn, aggressive and militant.
Bigfoot

United States

#119 May 29, 2013
KKK and NAACP are Democrats.
Aphelion

Palm Bay, FL

#120 May 29, 2013
Segregation: Democrats Opposed Civil Rights – Republicans Championed Civil Rights

The racial divisiveness prevalent today would not exist if the Democrats in control of the Southern states had left African Americans alone at the moment in history when blacks were freed from slavery and began “Juneteeth” celebrations to commemorate their emancipation. Instead Democrats set for themselves the horrendous task of keeping blacks in virtual slavery.

Southern Democrats passed discriminatory Black Codes in 1865 to suppress, restrict, and deny blacks the same privileges as whites. The Codes forced blacks to serve as apprentices to their former slave masters. Democrats also prevented blacks from getting their promised “40 acres and a mule”.

In 1866, the Ku Klux Klan was started by Democrats to lynch and terrorize Republicans, black and white, and the Ku Klux Klan became the terrorist arm of the Democratic Party. Details about the Democratic Party and the Ku Klux Klan can be found in the book “A Short History of Reconstruction” by Dr. Eric Foner.

To counter the discriminatory and terrorizing actions by Democrats, Republicans passed the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Reconstruction Act of 1867 that was designed to establish a new government system in the Democrat-controlled South, one that was fair to blacks.

Further, the Fourteenth Amendment pushed by Republicans was ratified in 1868 that granted blacks citizenship. The Fifteenth Amendment also pushed by Republicans was ratified in 1870 that granted blacks the right to vote.

Undaunted, Democrats passed discriminatory Jim Crow Laws in 1875 to restrict the rights of blacks to use public facilities. In response, Republicans passed the Civil Rights Act of 1875 which prohibited racial discrimination in public facilities.

Notably, the Hayes-Tilden Compromise of 1877 was another attempt by Republicans to end the 1876 presidential election stalemate and get the Democrats to stop the lynchings and respect the rights of blacks. Contrary to legend, President Rutherford Hayes did not remove the last federal troops from the South, but merely ordered federal troops surrounding the South Carolina and Louisiana statehouses to return to their barracks.

Shamefully, Democrats fought against anti-lynching laws, and when the Democrats regained control of Congress in 1892, they passed the Repeal Act of 1894 that overturned civil right laws enacted by Republicans. Further, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with Democrats and issued a ruling in the case of “Plessy v. Ferguson” in 1896 that established the "separate but equal" doctrine. That opinion stated that it was not a violation of the Constitution to have separate facilities for blacks. It took Republicans nearly six decades to finally get the civil rights laws of the 1950’s and 1960’s passed over the objection of the Democrats.

To advance civil rights for blacks, Republicans started the NAACP on February 12, 1909, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. The first black head of the NAACP was black Republican James Weldon Johnson who became general secretary in 1920 and wrote the lyrics to the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing”. Republicans also founded the HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) because Democrats were trying to prevent blacks from getting a good education.

http://www.nationalblackrepublicans.com/Frequ...
Anti-Fascism

New York, NY

#121 May 29, 2013
Savant wrote:
In fact, white racism cuts across the political spectrum, right to left. But it's far more concentrated on the Right, far more stubborn, aggressive and militant.
It's bad on the left, too. However, they know that if they're more open about it, they'll lose all/most of your votes, thus lose much more potential power. ;-)

You do know that the "Democrat" (and Republican) elite, exceptions aside, sweet-talk all of their sheeple for the votes only, right? ;-)

The fascists know it'd be extremely hard to take over by force; they learned from history how bad that is for them. So now they use psychological warfare, and got huge tips from the Nazis themselves.

In my opinion, they secretly pay off most/all of the media to be their distraction (entertainment - movies, TV shows, etc.) brainwashing and propaganda tools.

Keep the people busy, Busy, BUSY! So their minds are not focused upon the criminal elite playing all of us like pawns; divided *and thus* conquered.

How sad.

“Yes WE Can! Yes we Will!”

Since: Jul 07

Baltimore, Md.

#122 May 29, 2013
Bigfoot wrote:
KKK and NAACP are Democrats.
KKKs are also Republicans, and maybe more often Republican than Democrata, But it's not identical with either party.
NAACP is neither Repubican nor Democrat, and has members in both parties.

“Proceed with caution”

Since: Oct 11

Richmond TX

#123 May 29, 2013
THUG wrote:
<quoted text>If she wants to be black so bad .........shoot her or him or whatever it is
If who wants to be Black so bad? LOL! I AM BLACK LOL!

“Proceed with caution”

Since: Oct 11

Richmond TX

#124 May 29, 2013
THUG wrote:
<quoted text>If she wants to be black so bad .........shoot her or him or whatever it is
BTW........Only COWARDS threaten to shoot people on the Internet.....especially from an anonymous posting. LOSER.

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